2.1 TEST YOURSELF with Master Vocabulary

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immenseextremely large in size or degree 1. The sales manager was __________ proud of the effort of the team last year. 2. Because of the effective decisions of the CEO, the company experienced _________ profit growth. 3. Although the work is difficult, it is __________ rewarding. 4. The English Leadership Academy strives to have its clients achieve __________ improvement.introspectiveExamining and considering your own ideas, thoughts, and feelings, instead of talking to other people about them 1. Effective leaders dedicate time to think ____________. 2. She is known for her _________ thoughts. 3. The staff admires the ability of the CEO to be ___________ while making important decisions. 4. _________ thought from the company advisors can lead to meaningful corporate culture.low-hanging fruitSomething that can be achieved very easily 1. The new CEO is a believer in cutting the costs of the ____________ first, and later addressing the more difficult challenges. 2. When taking on a new challenge, it is common to focus first on the ________________. 3. To solve a complex issue, it is important to address more than only the _______________. 4. The sales department identified customers they believe will be ______________ for the new product they will be selling next quarter.pay attention toTo watch, listen to, or think about something or someone carefully or with interest 1. An effective CEO understands that to be a great leader, they must ____________ the input from their employees. 2. He wasn't _________________ and made a critical mistake. 3. A strong leader must ______________ customer feedback. 4. The VP of Marketing stressed how important it was for the sales team to _______________ new trends in the market.perseveranceContinued effort and determination. Every company founder needs this and has felt this.. 1. The CEO was immensely proud of the CIO for the _______________ of the entire IT team during the software transformation. 2. Through hard work and ______________, the company president worked her way to the top. 3. A certain amount of _____________ is necessary for the success of any project. 4. After 12 years, the ___________ of the company's founder paid off with the sale of the company.point of contentionA specific item or issue that two parties disagree on. 1. The manufacturing manager discussed ______________ with the client. 2. This issue raises _________________ as to the terms of the contract. 3. This is a significant ____________________ between the two companies. 4. The proposed length of the employment contract was a major __________________between the vice-president and the CEO.put yourself in someone's shoesTo think about how someone else feels in a situation. You know how you feel, but how does the other person feel? 1. An effective project manager will often _____________________________ when making a decision. 2. _______________________, how would you feel? 3. In order to make a quality decision, sometimes a CEO must ____________________ of the opposing group and think about their perspective. 4. The decision was easier when she ___________________ of her boss and really understood the issue.significantimportant, large, or great, esp. in leading to a different result or to an important change 1. The role of the CEO was ________________ in the improved results of the company. 2. Profitability is a _____________ factor in future success.significantlyin a way that is easy to see or by a large amount 1. The CFO stated that the latest quarter was _______________ impacted by the positive growth in the new sales channel. 2. It is __________ important to remain focused on your goals.tangibleReal, existing. Able to be shown or experienced 1. The company founder was pleased to see the ____________ improvement of higher net profit this year, compared to last year. 2. There is ___________ evidence that the investment in the new IT system is paying off. 3. The company president feels that it is important to offer ___________ benefits to the employees. 4. It is important for the company to make ___________ progress toward its goals this year.better offTo be in a more satisfactory position than you were before 1. The company president decided that the company would _______________ with a flexible work-from-home policy. 2. The process is ____________ without this step. 3. The IT department decided that it would be _____________ if it outsourced some of its coding work. 4. Although it was a difficult decision, the CEO decided the company would be ___________ with a new VP of Marketing.work something outMultiple meanings. To calculate something, and to find a solution to a problem or situation 1. Although the client was not initially pleased with the company's product, the customer service representative called the client and ______________________. 2. The two parties disagreed on the terms, but they eventually ________________. 3. The senior partner asked the project manager to _______________ the cost of hiring two more staff members. 4. The company needs a way of ______________ improving their international sales.supposed toshould, should do, obligated to do 1. You are __________ record yourself speaking every day. 2. My sales manager is ____________ consistently encourage her sales team . 3. I can't meet you on Friday because I'm _____________ pick up my children from school.